Punakha Dzong in Bhutan
A panoramic view of Punakha Dzong, the old capital of Bhutan at the confluence of two rivers.
Punakha has Bhutan’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge (Punakha Suspension Bridge) and is about 4.5 miles from Chimi Lhakhang, the Divine Madman’s fertility temple.
Punakha Dzong is located in a valley where 2 rivers (Pho Chhu –father and Mo Chhu – mother) meet. The Po Chhu River is fed by glaciers. Three sides of Punakha Dzong are surrounded by the rivers.